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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2673 - חָצָה
1179) yh (ההתס HhTs) AC: Divide CO: Tent Wall AB: ?: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The y is a picture of a man laying on his side. Combined these mean "wall of sides". The tent wall divides or separates the inside from the outside. The wall inside the tent divides the tent into two sections.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָצָה i.q. חָצַץ (which see) to divide, especially
(a) into two parts, Genesis 32:8 Ps. 55:24, לֹא יֶחֱצוּ יְמֵיהֶם “let them not halve (or divide) their days” (the days of their lives), i.e. let them not reach to half of their length of life. Followed by-וּבֵין … בֵּין to divide and distribute between … and between, Numbers 31:27, 42 Numbers 31:42. Isaiah 30:28, עַד צַוָּאר יֶחֱצֶה “(the river) shall divide (a man) unto the neck,” i.e. reaching as high as the neck it shall, as it were, divide him into two parts.
(b) also used of more than two parts, Judges 9:43 Job 40:30.
Niphal, to be divided, to divide one’s self, 2 Kings 2:8, 14 2 Kings 2:14; Daniel 11:4. Specially into two parts, Ezekiel 37:22.
Derivative nouns, חֲצִי, חֲצוֹת, מֶחֱצָה, מַחֲצִית and the pr.n. יַחְצְאֵל, יַחֲצִיאֵל.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20